No US weapons used for Crimea airbase explosion – Pentagon

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The US Defence Department said on 12 August that American-supplied weapons were not used to attack a Russian airbase in Saki (Saky) Crimea on 9 August and that it did not know the cause of the explosions at the site, Straits Times reported.

This rules out one of the major versions for the explosions – that the airbase was attacked with ATACMS long-range missiles for HIMARS MLRS.

Morover, the USA does not have anything that would indicate a missile strike, Voice of America correspondent Jeff Seldin cited the words of the Defence official.

Eight Russian aircraft were damaged in the explosions, British Defense Intelligence reported.

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